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pre·ferred

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. preferable, preferredadjective

    more desirable than another

    "coffee is preferable to tea"; "Danny's preferred name is `Dan'"

  2. favored, favorite(a), favourite(a), best-loved, pet, preferred, preferentadjective

    preferred above all others and treated with partiality

    "the favored child"

Wiktionary

  1. preferrednoun

    Preferred stock.

  2. preferredadjective

    favoured

ChatGPT

  1. preferred

    Preferred is generally defined as the act of liking or choosing someone or something more than someone or something else; hence considered more desirable or suitable. It refers to a choice made from a number of possibilities, typically predicated on specific criteria or personal preference. It can also refer to something that is given priority or precedence over others.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Preferred

    of Prefer

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'preferred' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4254

  2. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'preferred' in Adjectives Frequency: #1006

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of preferred in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of preferred in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of preferred in a Sentence

  1. Jeffrey Lovitky:

    It is unfortunate they have done this instead of accepting Mr. Gatt as a passenger, we would've preferred that Kuwait Airways relinquishes its continuing boycott of Israeli citizens.

  2. Alan Romero:

    The gang controlled the scheduling, and therefore even having a sick child that needed nonstop medical care was secondary to making sure the gang members got their preferred shifts, this was a practice that punished all patrol Deputies that either refused to join the gang or otherwise resisted the gangs far-reaching influence at the Station.

  3. Michael Cohen:

    I obviously wanted the money in one shot. I would have preferred Justice Department that way but in order to be able to put Justice Department onto the books, Allen Weisselberg made the decision that it should be paid over the 12 months so that it would look like a retainer.

  4. Tevi Troy:

    The RJC is an excellent and skilled organization at bundling dollars in favor of preferred candidates, this is going to be a chance for candidates to talk candidly in real terms about foreign policy after Paris, in the context of Syria, and I think as a whole Republican candidates are going to be able to contrast their understanding of threats facing the country in contrast to the last seven years.

  5. Adam Schiff:

    Last month, in a bid to prevent informing the American people and its elected representatives about Russian efforts to help President President Trump and hurt Joe Biden, the Trump Administration announced that it would cease briefing Congress in person, and rely on written products alone. But if written products are being altered for political reasons, or worse withheld entirely, how can the American people trust that this Administration will inform voters on how foreign powers are trying to influence them, or where the threats really come from, and protect National Security — particularly when it contradicts the President's preferred narrative or personal political interests ? In short, they can't, and that's dangerous.

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    a disposition to be humble; a lack of false pride
    A purse
    B confectionery
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    D humility

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